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Matteo Dian

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/14 Asian History and Institutions

Short Bio

I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Bologna. Previously I held research and teaching positions at the University of Bologna, University of Oxford; London School of Economics and Political Science, the European University Institute and Ca' Foscari University in Venice. I earned my PhD at the Scuola Normale Superiore (Italian Institute of Human and Social Sciences) in Florence. I am author of The Evolution of the US-Japan Alliance: The Eagle and the Chrysanthemum (Elsevier, Oxford 2014) Contested Memories in Chinese and Japanese Foreign Policy (Elsevier, Oxford 2017)and New Regional Initiatives in China's Foreign Policy. The Incoming Pluralism in Global Governance (Palgrave, 2018, with Silvia Menegazzi). My research has also been published, among others, on International Relations, International Politics, International Spectator and Pacific Review. My research focuses on International Relations theory, Security in East Asia, Japanese and Chinese Foreign policy, and US foreign policy in the Asia Pacific region.

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Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
Via G. della Torre 5, Forlì - Go to map

Office hours


Il docente riceve il mercoledì  dalle 17 alle ore 19. In caso di soprapposizione con altre lezioni, sarà possibile accordarsi per un orario differente. In ogni caso, gli studenti sono invitati a contattare il docente via mail ( per fissare un appuntamento.

NOTA: il ricevimento avverrà in via telematica su MS TEAMS

Office hours are held on Wednesday, from  5pm to 7pm.  In case this overlaps with other classes, we can agree on a different time. In any case students are invited to write an email to to schedule a meeting.  

NOTE: office hours will be held online via MS TEAMS



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